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DOUBLE TAB TO ZOOM ON PHONE OR TABLET Scripts: Chapter 7, Adaptability Use “At School We . . .” When . . . “At school . . .” Children physically fight over a bike. “At school we use words, not hands, to solve problems.” Children cry in order to get adults to bend the rules. “At school the rules stay the same, even when children cry.” Children behave as if they are helpless to get adults to do tasks for them. “At school (zipping, flushing, drawing, pouring, and so on) is a child’s job.” Use the Guiding Principles for Guiding and Redirection Give the direction . . . Because . . . (guiding principle or behavior) “Akio, we need to keep our shoes on outside ... . . . because we take care of ourselves.” “Tito, Miguel isn’t done at the drinking fountain yet. You need to wait for a turn . . . . . . because we need to take care of each other.” “When you’re done with snack, please put your banana peel in the trash . . . . . . because we take care of our stuff.” From Beyond Behavior Management: The Six Life Skills Children Need, second edition, by Jenna Bilmes, © 2012. Published by Redleaf Press, This page may be reproduced for individual or classroom use only. COPYRIGHTED MATERIAL